According to a Politico report, Mr. Trump has discussed the endorsement with Vice President Mike Pence, North Carolina Rep. Mark Meadows and Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel.
Supporting a GOP challenger could serve as a warning to fellow Republicans to not deviate from the party’s message.
Advisers have allegedly said the move could also backfire and portray Mr. Amash as a martyr.
“If they were to get involved early I think it would help make sure that it was just me versus Amash in the August primary — and if that’s the case we’re definitely going to win. Obviously Trump is a huge component of our campaign, so it will probably go without saying that we’d love to have his endorsement,” he said.
He also tweeted Attorney General William P. Barr “has deliberately misrepresented Mueller’s report” and that “few members of Congress have read the report.”
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